DCI Hall of Fame Members
DCI Hall of Fame Members
Currently there are 128 DCI Hall of Fame members.
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Color Guard Instructor, Staff Coordinator
Brass Instructor and Arranger, Audio Producer
Program Coordinator, Phantom Regiment
Visual Designer, Santa Clara Vanguard
Executive Producer, DCI World Championship Broadcasts
Manager, Guardsmen Drum and Bugle Corps
Program Coordinator, TheCavaliers
DCI Judge Administrator
Visual Design & Instructor, The Cadets
Executive Director, Blue Knights
Founder, Star of Indiana
Brass Arranger, Guardsmen, Santa Clara Vanguard, Cavaliers
Brass Instructor, Bridgemen, Sky Ryders, Star of Indiana
Founder, Carolina Crown
Boston Crusaders Director 1971-1980
Percussion instructor and music educator
Blue Devils percussion director and arranger 1994-present
Brass arranger and composer
Blue Devils visual instructor and designer 1970-1980
Longtime Cadets music arranger
Visual designer, innovator and judge
Music director and arranger, Kilties, 1950s and '60s
Shirley Stratton Dorritie
Color guard educator, designer and consultant, Blue Devils and Santa Clara Vanguard
Longtime brass instructor, arranger and consultant
Executive Director and CEO, Drum Corps International, 1995-present
Percussion arranger, instructor and innovator
Director, Blue Devils B and Blue Devils C
Executive Director, Colts, 1989-2012
Longtime percussion arranger and caption head for the Cadets
Instructor, arranger, adjudicator and show coordinator
Founder and director, Spirit of Atlanta 1976-1993
Director, Anaheim Kingsmen
Longtime arranger, instructor and judge with many different corps.
Director of the Cavaliers 1990-2007; Santa Clara Vanguard CEO
Groundbreaking color guard instructor with the 27th Lancers, Cadets
Musical director, designer, Toronto Optimists
Instructor, Bridgemen, Spirit of Atlanta and the Cadets; program coordinator/choreographer, Blue Devils
Instructor for the Freelancers, Etobicoke-Oakland Crusaders, Spirit of Atlanta and Blue Devils
Principal dance choreographer, Blue Devils, 1980s.
Brass caption head for the Garfield Cadets, Star of Indiana
Founder and executive director, Madison Scouts, 1938-1967.
Member, instructor, arranger, program director, the Cavaliers, 1953-1977.
Member, instructor, designer, executive director, Blue Devils, 1974-present
Member, instructor, tour manager, director, Blue Raeders, Blue Stars, Phantom Regiment, Star of Indiana, the Cadets, 1949-present.
Founder and director, Royal Airs, 1958-1968.
Founder of the Hawthorne Caballeros
Director of The Cavaliers 1979-1990.
Percussion composer and arranger.
Percussion instructor, arranger and innovator.
Charley Poole, Jr.
Percussion arranger for the 27th Lancers, 1977-1986.
Percussion arranger and instructor, 1950-1977.
Performer, instructor, judge, contest crew, and DCI office staff, 1931-1999.
Percussion arranger and consultant.
Brass instructor for the Argonne Rebels, 1959-1973, DCI judge, 1973-1989.
Brass arranger for the Commodores, Blue Devils and Spirit of Atlanta.
Drill designer and instructor, Phantom Regiment, 1975-1992.
Charter member of the DCI Board of Directors, Director of the Madison Scouts, 1968-1976.
Music arranger for Phantom Regiment, 1968-1996.
Instructor and management with Troopers, 1966-1975, DCI judge, 1976 - present.
Founder and director of the Blue Devils, 1970-1984.
Director of the Madison Scouts, 1977-2002.
Drum Corps Midwest executive director and former Division II & III coordinator.
Judging and DCI contest crew.
Brass arranger and instructor.
Percussion arranger and instructor.
Brass arranger and instructor, Blue Devils, 1974-present.
Brass instructor, Troopers, Blue Devils and Santa Clara Vanguard.
Visual designer and instructor, Blue Rock, 27th Lancers, Cavaliers and Spirit of Atlanta.
Percussion arranger and instructor for the Santa Clara Vanguard, 1968-1980.
Visual designer and instructor, 27th Lancers, Garfield Cadets and Star of Indiana.
Percussion judge and caption head of the DCI Task Force on Judging.
Visual designer and creator of the Bridgmen, Velvet Knights images.
Visual and timing and penalty judge for DCI Championships in the 1970s and 1980s.
A catalyst for DCI Division II & III corps in the 1980s.
Visual designer and instructor, Santa Clara Vanguard, 1968-1980.
First DCI recording engineer; Created Championship records during the 1970s and 1980s.
Visual judge and instructor; First DCI chief judge in 1972.
Author of the original "Blue Book" of drum corps rules.
DCI judge and executive board advisor.
DCI contest director, 1972-1994.
Father of modern judging; Influenced the development of a standard and uniform system of judging.
Percussion judge, 1958-1976.
Longtime DCI judges' administrator.
Charter member of DCI Board of Directors; Founder and director of the 27th Lancers.
Charter member of DCI Board of Directors; Founder and director of the Troopers for 30 years.
Charter member of DCI board of directors; First executive director of Western region for DCI; President of Blue Stars, 1968 – 1980.
Charter member of DCI Board of Directors; First executive director of eastern region for DCI; Member, instructor and director, Garfield Cadets, 1955-1972.
Charter member of DCI Board of Directors. Founder and director of the Cavaliers.
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